How to get to Athens from Thessaloniki

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from Thessaloniki to Athens

How to get to Athens from Thessaloniki by train, bus, flight or ferry.

Our recommendation
flight

The best way to travel from Thessaloniki to Athens is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

sky express
23:300h44
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
00:14Athens International Airport (ATH)
£861One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
sky express
23:300h44
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
00:14Athens International Airport (ATH)
£861One-way
0 changes
Fastest
sky express
23:300h44
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
00:14Athens International Airport (ATH)
£861One-way
0 changes
Other options
Aegean Airlines
06:302h30
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
09:00Athens International Airport (ATH)
£961One-way
1 change
Aegean Airlines
06:304h00
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
10:30Athens International Airport (ATH)
£1151One-way
1 change
sky express
09:000h55
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
09:55Athens International Airport (ATH)
£1401One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information between Thessaloniki and Athens

distanceDistance187 miles
modeAvailable travel modesFerry or flight
priceTicket price range£37 - £84
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £37 • 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £37 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlue Star Ferries or Aegean Airlines

Take a ferry or flight to travel 187 miles to Athens from Thessaloniki. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Blue Star Ferries or Aegean Airlines among others. Travellers can even take a direct ferry or flight from Thessaloniki to Athens.

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Aegean Airlines will get you from Thessaloniki to Athens at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Aegean Airlines is Greece’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy and Business tickets for your next travel between Thessaloniki and Athens.

    FAQs: Thessaloniki to Athens

    FAQs: Travel to Athens easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Thessaloniki to Athens.
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    There are 2 options to travel to Athens from Thessaloniki including taking a ferry or flight.

    The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Athens is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of £37 compared to other travel options to Athens:

    Taking a flight costs £46 less than taking a ferry, which costs on average £84 for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Thessaloniki to Athens is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Athens that take longer:

    Ferry takes 26 h 10 min on average.

    The distance from Thessaloniki to Athens is approximately 187 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Thessaloniki to Athens is:

    • 1 ferry a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Thessaloniki to Athens as scheduled services by ferry or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Thessaloniki to Athens:

    • Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens most often leave from Thessaloniki International Airport and arrive in Athens International Airport.

    The following travel companies offer services from Thessaloniki to Athens:

    • Blue Star Ferries, Mediterranea Pitiusa or Seajets can take you to Athens by ferry. If searching for a good deal on ferries, you can find tickets for Blue Star Ferries from Thessaloniki to Athens for £84.
    • Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air can take you to Athens by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Aegean Airlines from Thessaloniki to Athens for £37.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Thessaloniki to Athens with the following travel companies:

    • You can find 1 direct ferry per day to Athens with Blue Star Ferries.

    Direct services to Athens tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

    Your journey from Thessaloniki to Athens doesn't have to end in Athens. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Santorini, Rome, Paris or Mykonos. If you’d like to add Santorini, Rome, Paris or Mykonos to your Thessaloniki to Athens trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Athens today!
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